Human rights, legitimacy, and the use of force /

"The thirteen essays by Allen Buchanan collected here are arranged in such a way as to make evident their thematic interconnections: the important and hitherto unappreciated relationships among the nature and grounding of human rights, the legitimacy of international institutions, and the justi...

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Main Author: Buchanan, Allen E., 1948-
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Table of Contents:
  • Justice, legitimacy, and human rights
  • Taking the human out of human rights
  • Equality and human rights
  • Human rights and the legitimacy of the international legal order
  • The legitimacy of global governance institutions
  • The legitimacy of international law
  • Democracy and the commitment to international law
  • Constitutional democracy and the rule of international law : are they compatible?
  • The internal legitimacy of humanitarian intervention
  • Beyond the national interest
  • Institutionalizing the just war
  • Justifying preventive war
  • From Nuremburg to Kosovo : the morality of illegal international legal reform